Daniel T. Perkins
Owner and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTS Technologies, Inc. (MTS),
Mr. Perkins has over 30 years of professional experience in commercial and government industries. Since its start in 1991, Mr. Perkins has successfully transitioned MTS from a small, minority-owned business to a growing, technology-focused industry leader. MTS has received many accolades, awards, and recognition from top government officials and other leaders attesting to its success and the level of service the Firm provides.
As the Chairman/CEO of MTS, Mr. Perkins oversees the implementation of corporate strategy and engages in major policy, operations, and business development issues.
He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and has a Masters Degree from Pepperdine University. Prior to founding MTS, Mr. Perkins served in executive, management, and board positions at Dual & Associates and Booz Allen & Hamilton. He has also served as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, retiring with the rank of Major in 2000.
Mr. Perkins is active in civic and professional organizations. He is the founder of The Challenge Program, a non-profit organization designed to build a bridge between students in high school and the business community. The program provides incentives to students for successes they achieve while in school and develops relationships between the students and local business leaders. Established in 2003, the organization started as a pilot program in just one school; now there are currently over 100 schools involved. The Challenge Program has had a measurable effect on students by renewing their focus on achieving higher grades and improving attendance as well as increasing community service.
Barton W. Whitman
Executive Vice President
Mr. Barton W. Whitman is the Executive Vice President for MTS Technologies, Inc. (MTS). In this capacity, he develops and implements the Firm’s strategy, is responsible for managing the administrative and financial aspects of the Firm, and ensures the effective use of its resources.
Prior to joining MTS in 1992, Mr. Whitman was a Vice President with Aquidneck Management Associates where he managed the development and delivery of technical services to the Naval Underwater Warfare Command. Mr. Whitman also worked for the Logistics Management Institute (LMI) conducting strategic studies for the Office of the Secretary of Defense. While with Booz Allen & Hamilton, he was responsible for the delivery of management services to defense and foreign military sales clients.
Mr. Whitman served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy for 28 years, retiring from the Naval Reserves as a Captain in 2002. During his time in the Navy, Mr. Whitman participated in numerous deployments and exercises in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and Central America. His last tour of duty was as the Commanding Officer of a joint unit supporting the Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I.
Mr. Whitman is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Bryant College.
Lowell J. Berry
Senior Vice President, Operations
In Mr. Berry’s current capacity, he manages all aspects of MTS’ operations, including the strategic focus, capabilities development, operational planning, business development, resourcing, and operational execution of projects across a broad spectrum of federal, DOD, and commercial clients.
Prior to joining MTS, Mr. Berry spent six years with Anteon/General Dynamics Information Technology as the Senior/Group Manager responsible for developing, managing, and executing training programs for the U.S. Army North, U.S. Army Reserve, and Army National Guard units. As a Vice President with Anteon Corporation, he was responsible for business development, exercise and training planning, resourcing, and execution of constructive individual, collective Battle staff training for Division and CORPS Level Organizations.
Mr. Berry retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after 30 years of active duty experience in Joint Operations and training within Europe, Asia, and Middle/Far East, including positions with NATO, U.S. Navy, and US Marine Corps. As a Field Artillery Officer and Army Aviator, he worked in Joint Operations and Training for NATO, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and USMC, including the Special Operations communities, and integrated Joint Operations.
Mr. Berry is a graduate of Cameron University and University of Phoenix with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Master’s in Organizational Management.
Dennis K. Redmond
Vice President, Defense & Federal Solutions
As Vice President of the Defense & Federal Solutions division, Mr. Redmond oversees the capture and execution of Department of Defense and federal training opportunities. His focus on new business development allows MTS to gain market share in live, virtual, and constructive training markets.
Prior to joining MTS, Mr. Redmond was Vice President of Army training for NCI and Karta Technologies for over five years. In this position, he was responsible for the capture and execution of Army training opportunities as well as Program Manager for the Army’s distributed Learning Education and Training Contract. The $247M delivery order contract provided training to TRADOC’s 33 schools and centers.
After retiring from the Army, Mr. Redmond joined CACI as a Senior Military Analyst. His duties included capture, execution, and support as a subject matter expert on CACI’s major Army programs.
Mr. Redmond, a 26-year Army Infantry Colonel had a variety of leadership assignments with commands at company and battalion levels. His final assignment was at Headquarters TRADOC as Director of Individual Training in the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Training. In this position, he developed policy, provided management and operational oversight, evaluated programs, and coordinated resources for all Army institutional training. His duties included leader development for military and civilians as well as aviation, functional, international and inter-service training at 33 TRADOC schools and five Army training centers.
Mr. Redmond is a 1978 graduate of the University of Delaware and has Masters Degrees in Systems Management and Strategic Studies from Florida Institute of Technology and The U.S. Army War College.